Twitch Announce $2 Million Fortnite Event with Summer Skirmish - Ft. Ninja, Cloak, NICKMERCS and More - Dexerto
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Twitch Announce $2 Million Fortnite Event with Summer Skirmish – Ft. Ninja, Cloak, NICKMERCS and More

Published: 15/Aug/2018 16:21 Updated: 15/Aug/2018 16:32

by Calum Patterson

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Amazon owned live streaming platform Twitch has announced a Fortnite event in association with the official Summer Skirmish series, boasting a $2 million prize pool split between eight tournaments.

Fortnite and Twitch have been long associated commercially, with exclusive Twitch Prime skins available in game, and Fortnite has been the most watched game on the platform throughout 2018.

Epic Games’ first official tournament, the ‘Summer Skirmish’ series which runs over eight weeks, has all been streamed on Twitch, but now the website is taking a more integral role.

As part of the ‘Twitch Rivals’ brand – Twitch’s own tournament program – the eight tournaments will take place over four days, with the first on August 17.

Fortnite fans, rejoice! We’re excited to announce Twitch Rivals will be featuring Fortnite as one of its games for this month, with $2 million in tournament prizes at stake.

The events span across four days, two events per day, with the first on August 17. Each will be a part of Epic Games’ ongoing Fortnite Summer Skirmish Series, including 49 duo teams from EU or NA competing for $260,000 in their respective regions.

The first event in the four-event series starts Friday, August 17 with the European tournament at 9 AM PT followed by the North American tournament at 3 PM PT.

You can watch all the action on the Twitch Rivals channel, and the participants, all popular streamers themselves will also be streaming the event on their personal channels.

Confirmed participants for the August 17 tournament: 

  • Ninja / Cloakzy
  • NICKMERCS / SypherPK
  • Gotaga / Mickalow
  • LPMassive / Thaaissa_

Tournament Dates

  • Friday, August 17
  • Saturday, August 18
  • Friday, August 24
  • Saturday, August 25

Tournament Hours

  • Europe — 9:00 AM PDT (18:00 CEST)
  • North America — 2:00 PM PDT / 5:00 PM EDT

Source: Twitch

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SypherPK reveals Fortnite Season 5 glitch that lets you float at Coral Castle

Published: 20/Jan/2021 0:14 Updated: 20/Jan/2021 0:15

by Alex Tsiaoussidis

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SypherPK has already found quite a few tips, tricks, and glitches in Fortnite Season 5, but none are as hilarious as this one at Coral Castle that lets players ‘float’ in the air.

Fortnite Season 5 is well-polished, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t tricks and glitches that players can exploit. Game-breaking ones like being able to stay in the storm forever inevitably get patched.

However, smaller ones are more difficult to iron out, and nobody finds them better than Ali ‘SypherPk’ Hassan. He’s shared many crazy tips and tricks in the past. Now, he’s at it again with a glitch that lets players ‘float.’ He showed it off in a recent video, and the results are hilarious.

If you want to know how to do it, here’s a quick guide.

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SypherPK is the king of finding and sharing tips and tricks in Fortnite.

How to perform the ‘float’ glitch in Fortnite Season 5

To begin, you’ll need to make your way to Coral Castle. It’s not a popular landing spot by any means. SypherPK has only landed there about five times in total himself due to the lack of loot. However, the float glitch makes it more compelling.

Take note of what looks like a small pink pebble floating in the air. It’s difficult to spot at first, but once you’ve seen it in the video below, you’ll know what it is. Strangely, you can stand on it, even though it’s tiny.

Build your way up and perch yourself on top of the pebble. Then, knock all the platforms down and stay up there, which creates the illusion of floating. It’s no cheap gimmick, though. It’s an excellent spot to rain down some bullets on unsuspecting foes, even if it leaves you a bit vulnerable.

SypherPK managed to snag a bunch of eliminations while standing up there. He even managed to get a couple of early shots in and then swoop down on opponents while they were recovering.

SypherPK’s ‘float’ glitch probably won’t win you a game. However, it looks like a lot of fun and will likely help you secure some easy eliminations.

In the end, being innovative is a part of the game, and this glitch takes full advantage of that. 

Plus, imagine the look on your opponent’s face when they realize where they got shot from.